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Scott Schang

(he, him)
Director of Environmental Law and Policy Clinic; Professor of Practice, Wake Forest University

Scott Schang is an expert on environmental law and governance. He is a Professor of Practice at Wake Forest where he directs the School's Environmental Law and Policy Clinic. He is also senior advisor on corporate engagement at Landesa, an international land rights NGO, where he advises on Landesa's work on responsible investment in land. He has extensive experience working with corporations, multilateral investment banks, international development agencies, international and local civil society partners, and community members in designing and implementing socially responsible practices and in designing and assessing the efficacy of environmental legal systems. He is past Acting President and Executive Vice President at the Environmental Law Institute, former Editor of the Environmental Law Reporter, and was in private practice with Cleary Gottlieb, and Latham & Watkins.


  • –present
    Director of Environmental Law and Policy Clinic, Wake Forest University